Hello Blink Show

A Business Growth Podcast

About the show

Welcome to the practical podcast for technical people who want to start their own company. From founding to building your business, we’re here to help.

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Episodes

  • Episode 11: Building and Growing a Software Service Business

    May 25th, 2020  |  52 mins 17 secs
    automation, business, government, product services

    Harris and Shawn interview a fellow podcaster and business owner to discuss the details of running an independent software as a service (SaaS) business.

  • Episode 10: Time Management and Staying Focused Throughout the Work Day

    May 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    business, productivity, time management

    Harris and Shawn share tips and techniques on staying focused and productive throughout the day.

  • Episode 9: Legal Q&A with Mark Tyson

    May 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    business, legal

    Harris and Shawn interview an attorney and discuss legal issues that could arise while running your business.

  • Episode 8: Making the Spiro Wave with Joel Murphy

    April 27th, 2020  |  51 mins 10 secs
    business, coronavirus, entrepreneur, manufacturing, marketing, open source

    This week, Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome Joel Murphy to the show. The episode focuses on Joel’s work on the Spiro Wave "bridge" ventilator system -- recently covered in The New York Times -- that can be widely used in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Plus: How designers and small business owners can contribute to their network.

  • Episode 7: Early Sales and Partnerships

    April 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    partnership, sales

    This week, on the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome listeners to starting something new. They discuss the important topics of marketing, executing tactful approaches to cold outreach, and how to sell to people you know. The audience will hear their take on how they handle these situations as well as provide examples for you to implement in your business.

  • Episode 6: Dealing With the Coronavirus

    March 23rd, 2020  |  45 mins 46 secs
    content marketing, coronavirus, leadership

    This week on the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome listeners to a special episode dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. They will discuss the specifics on marketing tactics, how to handle manufacturing/supply acquisition, keeping your customer retention steady, and the opportunities available for entrepreneurs in this time of uncertainty. Listeners will hear their foresight into the future and how you can stay ahead of the curve.

  • Episode 5: Getting Your First Customers with Jonathan Georgino

    March 9th, 2020  |  53 mins 6 secs

    This week, on the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome special guest, Jonathan Georgino. Jonathan is a business owner and hardware engineer who focuses on working through distribution channels and closing multi-unit enterprise deals with his company, Binho.

  • Episode 4: Understanding Developer Advocacy with Moheeb Zara

    March 2nd, 2020  |  39 mins 58 secs
    content, content marketing, developer advocate, marketing

    On this episode of the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome special guest, Moheeb Zara. Moheeb is a hacker, roboticist, installation artist, and software engineer.

  • Episode 3: Engaging an Audience with Content Marketing

    March 2nd, 2020  |  51 mins 11 secs
    content, content marketing, marketing

    On this episode of the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny talk about content marketing and how the right approach can help your business. They discuss their own experiences with creative marketing and how they go about finding their audience.

  • Episode 2: Starting a Fashion Brand with Kitty Yeung

    March 2nd, 2020  |  52 mins 45 secs
    branding, fashion, starting

    On this episode of the Hello Blink Show, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny welcome friend and innovator, Kitty Yeung. Listeners will enjoy hearing Kitty’s perspective on building a sustainable, eco-friendly business as she and Shawn/Harris discuss the essentials into launching your next start-up.

  • Episode 1: Starting Something New

    February 14th, 2020  |  54 mins 52 secs
    introduction, motivation, starting

    Welcome to the Hello Blink Show. This week, hosts Shawn Hymel and Harris Kenny introduce listeners to the podcast and what key themes will be discussed. Shawn Hymel is a technology marketing strategist and content creator specializing in technical content and product development for clients. Through content creation and in-person workshops, he is passionate in creating memorable experiences for his audiences. Harris Kenny is the principal of his own consulting group which focuses on providing sales and marketing services for helping businesses grow. He has helped close deals with numerous businesses, schools, and government institutions based on their aligning goals and objectives.